Monday, October 5, 2015
Newsflash – 2017 Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) Lottery Program Now Open
The Department of State’s (DOS) Diversity Visa (DV) program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 is now open. The DV “lottery” program provides for a class of immigrants known as “diversity immigrants” from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States. 50,000 diversity visas will be made available for FY 2017.
The entry submission period for DV 2017 opened on Thursday, October 1, 2015, and will close on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. There is no cost for entry, which can be completed here. Eligibility requirements for participating in DV 2017 can also be found here.